There are great surf widgets, web cams, and surf art being produced every day in Santa Cruz though. You can find the artistic side of surf here: Waves
You can also find daily surf reports here: http://localsantacruz.com/waves/
Or go directly to surf line here: http://www.surfline.com/home/index.cfm
Steamer Lane Web Cam: http://localsantacruz.com/around-santa-cruz/steamer-lane-cam/
Main Beach Web Cam: http://localsantacruz.com/around-santa-cruz/main-beach-cam/
Santa Cruz Harbor Web Cam: http://localsantacruz.com/around-santa-cruz/harbor-cam/
We used to have a photo widget for daily surf photos from santa cruz waves here, but it stopped working.